Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
arrowPress Releases
April 18, 2015
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


 Minecraft  becomes the biggest selling XBLA game with 2M purchases
Minecraft becomes the biggest selling XBLA game with 2M purchases
June 4, 2012 | By Eric Caoili




Newsbrief: Less than a month after its release, Mojang and 4J Studios' Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is already the biggest selling game on Xbox Live Arcade (based on revenue) after moving more than 2 million copies.

Priced higher than most XBLA titles at $20, the Microsoft-published game managed to outsell The Behemoth's 2008 multiplayer beat'em up Castle Crashers, which has sold 2.6 million copies on XBLA but is priced at $15.

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition as already outsold the mobile versions of Mojang's indie game, which have pushed a total of 1 million copies. The open-world sandbox game's PC version has sold more than 5 million copies.


Related Jobs

Activision Publishing
Activision Publishing — Santa Monica, California, United States
[04.18.15]

Associate Producer-Call of Duty
Limbic
Limbic — San Francisco, California, United States
[04.18.15]

Senior Game Designer
2K
2K — Novato, California, United States
[04.17.15]

Recruiting Coordinator – Temp
Hangar 13
Hangar 13 — Novato, California, United States
[04.17.15]

Senior Technical Artist (Dynamics)









Loading Comments

loader image